Vortic Watch Co. 'The Springfield 051' (45.5MM)

Vortic Watch Co.

Regular price $2,095.00

 

 

Watch - The "Springfield 051" is the 51st one-of-a-kind piece in Vortic's "Springfield" line of the American Artisan Series. This watch features a water-resistant, titanium 3D printed case with a bronze finish and a knurled, copper alloy crown. The mechanics of the restored movement are visible through the Gorilla Glass crystal of the exhibition style, stainless steel back. 

Dial - The original, blued steel, "whipped-spade" style hands point to a metal dial with bold, sans serif, concentric, Arabic numerals.

 

  • Manufacturer: Vortic Watch Company
  • Product Year: 2017
  • Watch Dimensions: 
    • Diameter = 49.5mm
    • Height = 13.5mm
    • Lug-to-Lug = 59mm
    • Lugs = 22mm
  • Case Finish: Blackened Titanium
  • Crown/Hardware: Knurled Raw
  • Crown Location: 12 O'Clock (Open Face)
  • Water Resistance: 1 ATM
  • Crystals: Anti-Fingerprint Gorilla Glass
  • Case Back: Exhibition, Stainless Steel
  • Hands: Original Blued Steel
  • Strap: Leather

 

Movement Info - Originally produced by the Illinois Watch Company in 1916, this "304" grade movement is in excellent condition.

Movement Features - The movement has nickel plated bridges and main plate decorated with wide, straight Geneva stripes and circular graining, a fully jeweled gear train (17 jewels) with gold jewel settings, a fully gold gear train, gilt lettering and decoration, highly polished winding wheels, adjustment to 3 positions, a Reed whipspring regulator, and a split-plate, fingered bridge design.

Original Serial: 2952948

    •  Original Manufacturer: Illinois Watch Company
    • Jewels: 17j
    • Size: 16s
    • Function: Manual Wind
    • Power Reserve: 36-42 Hours
    • Finish: Nickel

     

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